Music to Have A Picnic
enhance the refreshing outdoor experience with mussie fitsum
featuring artists like
Frank Ocean, Miguel, Solange, Daniel Caesar, Tyler, The Creator, Smino, Chance The Rapper, Noname
Sometimes we just need to lay back and appreciate the beauty of nature. Picnics are a great way to spend time outdoors with friends, family, or that special someone. Having a picnic by yourself is just as enjoyable; it is a great way to get a breath of fresh air and appreciate being present in the world.
This playlist will only enhance the refreshing outdoor experience with R&B, Hip-Hop, and other genre tracks that compliment the chirping birds and the cool breeze rushing through your skin. So, go outside, pick a nice picnic spot, and hit play for a warm and positive experience that will soothe your soul.
8 July 2021
“Slipping Away” is a soulful masterpiece from LEISURE (a talented band from New Zealand) that plays with pop, psychedelia, and r&b sounds. When I first listened to this song, I felt like I was in a trance because of how smooth and mesmerizing the production is.
9 April 2021
“BEST INTEREST” is an R&B/Hip-Hop loosie that Tyler, The Creator released despite not making the final cut on his most recent album, Igor. Interestingly enough, Tyler performed and produced this song. This was one of my favorite songs that…
25 February 2021
Shout out to Maria for recommending this track it fits perfectly with the vibe of this playlist. “Soft Plans (v1)” is a smooth and psychedelic R&B experience from up-and-coming artist Alan Lili.
21 January 2021
For this week’s picnic track, I am going to shine the spotlight on one of Frank Ocean’s classic songs, “Sweet Life.”
18 December 2020
“Guru” is a chill r&b song with a dreamy soundscape that is perfect for a picnic on a sunny day. The musical production is very stellar and transports listeners to a different place. The beautiful keyboard melodies and otherworldly synths…
11 November 2020
“Gonna Love Me” is a cozy r&b masterpiece from the talented Teyana Taylor. The warm and sunny music production combined with Teyana’s soulful singing voice creates a perfect song to play during a picnic. On the production side, I love the sweet guitar melody layered over the vintage drums, which create a nice blend of old-school and modern r&b sound…
7 October 2020
“Roots” is the perfect song to play on a warm, sunny day. The silky-smooth slow hip-hop production and soulful performances from Amine and Charlie Wilson are pure vibes…
9 September 2020
Not only does Tobi Adey impress with his performance, but also with poetic lyrics about finding healthy ways to heal during dark times.
5 August 2020
“Beach Day 04” is a nostalgia-fueled indie folk song that takes me to a beautiful place on every listen. The combination of reminiscent lyrics and hazy musical production takes me back to the days of being a little boy with an enormous imagination…
16 July 2020
I stumbled upon the up and coming New York City band, MICHELLE, while doing some browsing on Spotify. And the sheer versatility of this music group is very shocking. After listening to “THE BOTTOM,” I classified them as an indie rock/pop band. Then, I heard MICHELLE’s latest song, “SUNRISE,” and was surprised to hear something completely different.
17 June 2020
“4 Leaf Clover” is a brilliant neo-soul/r&b record from Ravyn Lenae and Steve Lacy. The production done by Steve Lacy is very outstanding…
13 May 2020
“Egyptian Luvr” is a perfect fusion of funk and hip-hop that complements the vibe of a picnic. Kaytranada’s production features a balance of groovy drums and bright synths to create a chill atmosphere…